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How to enable LG 27GP950-B VRR support for PS5

The 27” LG 27GP950-B UltraGear 4K UHD Nano IPS 1ms 144Hz HDR600 Gaming Monitor is capable of displaying PlayStation 5 games with Variable Refresh Rate. To see how you can enable VRR support for this computer screen, you can take a look at this tutorial at Seeking Tech.

What is Variable Refresh Rate?

Variable Refresh Rate is designed for videogames that are unable to run at a consistent frame. Without VRR, these games may end up suffering from stuttering and/or screen tearing.

How does Variable Refresh Rate work on PS5?

When enabled, Variable Refresh Rate will help games run smoother and eliminate screen tearing on select PlayStation 5 games.

For VRR to work, the game needs to run for at least 48 frames per second. Furthermore, only PS5 games are currently supported as backwards compatible PS4 games won’t work.

How to turn on VRR support for LG 27GP950-B on PS5

In order to use Variable Refresh Rate on your PlayStation 5 games, you can take the following steps:

1. If you haven’t done so already, we recommend updating the driver and firmware of the LG 27GP950-B UltraGear UHD Gaming Monitor.

To download the update file and instructions, you need to visit the following link from the official LG website:

2. Of course, you should also keep your PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition updated to the latest available firmware. This is because VRR was just added to a recent update. Not to mention that a new firmware may improve the support for this feature as well.

3. Next, make sure you connect your PS5 to the HDMI 2.1 port of the gaming monitor by using a HDMI 2.1 cable.

4. Turn on both the LG 27GP950-B and your PlayStation 5.

5. If your monitor isn’t showing the PS5 input, then make sure you switch over to it.

6. Press the joystick button located on your monitor to open the main menu.

7. Press the joystick button again to bring up the Settings menu for your 27GP950-B.

8. In the Settings menu, select Game Adjust.

9. You then need to select Adaptive Sync or FreeSync Premium Pro.

10. Finally select Extended.

11. On your PlayStation 5 or PlayStation 5 Digital Edition console, head over to the Settings menu.

12. From the Settings menu of your game system, go to Screen and Video.

13. Inside the Screen and Video section, select Video Output in the left column.

14. On the right side, you should find the VRR setting (if it doesn’t appear, then you can check out this article to make it visible).

15. Make sure you set VRR to Automatic in order to enable support for games that natively take advantage of this feature.

16. You can also turn on the “Apply to Unsupported Games” setting in the same menu. By doing so, you will force Variable Refresh Rate support on unsupported games.

The “Apply to Unsupported Games” setting may end up causing issues with certain games; therefore, you might want to only turn this feature on in a case-by-case basis.

If you are getting the “Your TV Doesn’t Support VRR” message when trying to enable Variable Refresh Rate on PS5, then you can check out this troubleshooting guide.